When I’m working with speakers who want to become better, one of the questions that always seems to come up has to do with hands. Specifically, what they want to know is what should they be doing with their hands during a speech. I think that we all understand that if we’re not careful, our … Read moreAll About Those Hands – How To Use Gestures In Your Next Speech
No matter how happy (or scared) you might be when you are asked to give a speech to an audience, you are looking at a lot of work to get ready from the moment that you say “yes” to the moment when you take the stage. Since you are going to have to go to … Read moreIt Turns Out That Tonality Is What Really Matters
Dr. Jim Anderson investigates how a speaker’s posture can impact their breathing and speaking speed. Dr. Anderson reveals how speakers can take control of how they breath while giving a speech in order to impact their speaking speed and prevent themselves from running out of breath half-way through their speech. To get more tips and … Read moreVideo: Stand Up Straight Young Man! — Why Posture Matters In Public Speaking
We’ve all had that moment of disbelief – you know the one, when someone recorded you saying something and then played it back to you. You listened to the voice coming out of the speaker and you did what we all do – you winced and said “No way that’s me!” However, yes it was … Read moreYour Presentation Voice: Is That Really Me?
The real secret to giving a good presentation is for the presenter to be “up” and have a great deal of energy. Under the best of circumstances, this can be a challenge to do, if you’ve had a really bad day it can appear to be darn near impossible. So what’s a presenter to do? … Read moreHow To Present On The Worst Day Of Your Life
So when was the last time that you spent any time thinking about how you breath? I’m going to guess that it was sometime when you couldn’t get air – underwater, someone sitting on your chest, bag over your head, etc. Since you are reading these words, I’m going to guess that somehow you were … Read moreStand Up Straight Young Man! (Public Speaking Tip)